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Where to find Ice Cream in Algoma

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Where to find Ice Cream in Algoma

We've listed the best Ice Cream stops for your summer road trip

You scream, I scream, we all scream for ice cream!



What does summer taste like? It tastes like ice cream! And who doesn’t love ice cream? From the smallest child to mature adults, there’s something so satisfying about sitting back and enjoying delicious ice cream. There are so many reasons to go for ice cream: celebration, cool off on a hot day, date night, hanging out with friends, family fun and so on. I’m pretty sure that you can come up with many more reasons to go for ice cream.

And while you’re busy making up these reasons to go for ice cream, here’s a list of the ice cream parlours and ice cream shacks in Algoma Country. The hardest part isn’t making up the reason to go, it’s picking a flavour!

If you know of an ice cream parlour that I missed, please email us at info@algomacountry.com

SAULT STE. MARIE

Big Moose Ice Cream Parlour - The Trading Post
Hours of Operation: seasonal, Monday to Friday 3 pm - 9 pm, Saturday and Sunday Noon - 9 pm
Serves: 68 different types of hard ice cream, frozen yogurt, vanilla soft serve ice cream, peanut brittle, caramel corn, slushies, cappuccino and espresso
Other: picnic tables and washrooms nearby

Holy Cow Ice Cream Parlor
Hours of Operation: seasonal, daily 11 am - 10 pm
Serves: 64 different types of ice cream, ice cream cakes, ice cream by the container, saltwater taffy, and sundaes
Other: picnic tables

Elliot’s Ice Cream
Hours of Operation: seasonal, daily 2 pm - 9 pm
Serves: 15 flavours of soft serve, 8 flavours of hard ice cream, cookie scoops (safe to eat edible cookie dough), cookie scoops with soft serve, weekly featured homemade hard ice cream

Hiawatha Ice Cream
Hours of Operation: seasonal, Tuesday and Wednesday - CLOSED, Monday - Thursday - Friday 3 pm - 9 pm, Saturday and Sunday Noon - 9 pm
Serves: a variety of hard ice cream flavours
Other: indoor seating, washrooms

Ricardo’s Pizza, Station Mall
Hours of Operation: Monday - Thursday 10 am - 7 pm, Friday 10 am - 8 pm, Saturday 10 am - 7 pm, Sunday Noon - 7 pm
Serves: different flavours of gelato
Other: indoor seating in the mall, or take a walk on the downtown boardwalk on the St. Marys River, washrooms, pizza and hot eats on the menu

BeaverTails Pastry, Roberta Bondar Pavilion
Hours of Operation: seasonal, daily Noon - 9 pm
Serves: BeaverTails pastries, ice cream, smoothies, poutine, beaverdogs
Other: washrooms, benches and places to sit, the shop is located in the red-roofed building on the waterfront at the Roberta Bondar Park Tent Pavilion

The Gelato Mill
Hours of Operation: daily 8 pm - 8 am
Serves: 12 flavours
Other: made-in-house baking, enjoy fresh coffee

Pancake Bay

Agawa Crafts and the Canadian Carver - Hwy 17 North
Hours of Operation: seasonal May - October, daily 9 am - 7 pm
Serves:
Other: washrooms, Campers Store, Trading Post, gas, Carver

WAWA

Young’s General Store
Hours of Operation: seasonal, Monday to Thursday 11 am - 7 pm, Friday - Saturday 8 am - 8 pm, Sunday 11 am - 7 pm
Serves: a variety of hard ice cream flavours
Other: old-fashioned pickle barrel, Grammie Mae's summer sausage, gift shop items, tackle, fuel

BRUCE MINES

Red House Ice Cream Parlor
Hours of Operation: seasonal, May to September Friday - Saturday - Sunday 1 pm - 8 pm
Serves: a variety of hard ice cream flavours
Other: picnic tables and benches

Bobbers Restaurant - Hwy 17
Hours of Operation: Open 7 days a week Monday to Saturday 7 am - 9 pm, Sunday 8 am - 9 pm
Serves: a variety of hard ice cream flavours
Other: indoor seating, washrooms, the best butter tarts

THESSALON

Little Rapids General Store, Little Rapids
Hours of Operation:  Open 7 days a week Monday to Friday 8 am - 5:30 pm, Saturday 8 am - 5 pm, Sunday 9 am - 5 pm
Serves: a variety of hard ice cream flavours
Other: 30 different flavours of cheese and the best summer sausage, fuel, outdoor seating

IRON BRIDGE

Yellow Butterfly Trading Post
Hours of Operation: seasonal, daily 10 am - 8 pm
Serves: 8 flavours of ice cream, chocolate sundaes, ice cream floats
Other: outdoor seating, hot eats on the menu

Blind River

Northern Rare Candy
Hours of Operation: Monday - Closed, Tuesday 11am 6:30 pm Wednesday to Friday 11am - 8 pm, Saturday Noon - 9:30 pm, Sunday 2 pm - 8 pm
Serves: soft serve cones, milk shakes, ice cream sandwiches
Other: candies, chips, treats, and more

ALGOMA MILLS

Little Red Ice Cream Shack, Lake Lauzon Resort
Hours of Operation: hours may vary
Serves: 12 flavours of Farquhar’s ice cream, choose a cup, waffle cone or a bowl
Other: picnic tables, Ring the bell the blue rope. . .the louder the ring. . .bigger the ice cream!!

SPANISH

Lucky’s Snack Bar
Hours of Operation: seasonal, daily 11 am - 8 pm
Serves: a variety of ice cream flavours, sundaes, waffle cones, chocolate-dipped cones, slushies, snowdrifts
Other: picnic tables, hot eats on the menu, Wednesday is Classic Car Night -- discount for classic car owners

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